Bower will supervise sales and support for A&V’s customers throughout the Midwest and Eastern United States, and Canada. Regional Sales Managers Joe Anderson and Don Stoll will report to Bower as he oversees A&V’s direct sales organization, as well as the company’s sales support group.
Bower brings to his new position 20 years of sales and management experience in the printing and packaging industry. He was formerly North American Director of Sales for Flint Group Flexographic Products, responsible for sales of printing plates and sleeves throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
“Bill is a widely respected and talented individual, and we are extremely fortunate to now have him on our management team,” says Darin Lyon, vice president and general manager. “The addition of Bill further demonstrates our commitment to the flexo market. His wealth of experience and familiarity with the industry will be a big benefit for our customers.”
Bower says, “I have always been impressed with Anderson & Vreeland as a forward thinking organization with great products. A&V has all the right pieces in place for tremendous growth by continually introducing new products while always focusing on customer support.”
Bower is a graduate of Marietta College with a BA degree in management. He and his wife, Meridy, live with their three daughters, Emily, Abby and Lily, in Bloomsburg, PA, USA.